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Job ID: 107631

Adjunct Instructor
University at Buffalo

Date Posted Jun. 6, 2018
Title Adjunct Instructor
University University at Buffalo
Department English Language Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Adjunct/Visiting Professor
  • English as a Second Language

Position Summary
The English Language Institute at the University at Buffalo invites applications for Adjunct Instructors to teach credit bearing and/or non-credit English as a second language courses.

The credit-bearing English as a Second Language program includes undergraduate level, credit-bearing courses in spoken English, in written English, and a graduate level course in Communication skills for International Teaching assistants. Each credit-bearing class typically meets two or three times per week.

The non-credit Intensive English program includes courses in grammar and writing, speaking and listening, and in reading. Instructors in the Intensive English Program teach daily, five days per week.

Specific responsibilities for ELI Adjunct Instructors include:

  • Prepare lesson plans based on ELI’s established syllabi, and deliver classroom based instruction.
  • Evaluate student class work, assignments, and papers; develop and evaluate student quizzes and tests. Maintain related student records, such as grades, attendance, pre/post testing data. Proctor exams.
  • Participate in departmental meetings and professional development events.
  • Instructors teaching credit-bearing courses are to maintain office hours.

Applications are being accepted on an on-going basis, and positions will be filled as needed on a semester by semester basis.

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field, plus current full-time enrollment in a Master’s program in TESOL or a related field. One year of related teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field. Teaching experience at college/university level to adults. Working knowledge of Blackboard, the learning management system at UB.

Contact Information

Contact’s Name Kathleen L. Curtis
Contact’s Title Associate Director
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone (716) 645-2077

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